Friday, September 25, 2009
Definitions for cavort
- to prance or caper about.
- to behave in a high-spirited, festive manner; make merry.
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Citations for cavort
He can cavort with winning intensity, address the audience as if taking it into his confidence, then dance and sing alone as if we’re viewing his private thoughts.
And the whole time, Larry Tabor stands up front like this crazy cheerleader or something, egging us on, all these chants and mantras, and then he yells, 'Come on, people, let's everybody cavort with nature.'
Origin of cavort
Cavort came to English in the late 1700s and possibly derives from the word curvet, a word that describes the leap of a horse in dressage.